Category: Coast Guard

Home Coast Guard
Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2022Texas Salutes The Coast Guard Event
Post

Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2022Texas Salutes The Coast Guard Event

Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today the Texas Salutes the Coast Guard event will be held Friday, November 4 at Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker Street in Houston. The event, which includes a reception and...

Coast Guard Foundation Honors Coast Guard Sector New York For Pandemic Response
Post

Coast Guard Foundation Honors Coast Guard Sector New York For Pandemic Response

Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today Coast Guard Sector New York was recognized at the Foundation’s Salute to the Coast Guard event on October 5, 2022, for its service and response during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sector New York is the Coast...

Coast Guard Foundation Activates Emergency Disaster Relief Program
Post

Coast Guard Foundation Activates Emergency Disaster Relief Program

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced the activation of its emergency disaster relief program to provide vital assistance to Coast Guard members and their families impacted by Hurricane Ian. Hurricane Ian brought massive flooding and wind...

94-Year-Old Solo Angler Missing Off Galveston
Post

94-Year-Old Solo Angler Missing Off Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a 94-year-old man who was reported missing during a fishing trip 90 miles offshore southeast of Galveston, Texas. Missing is Frank Marinic, last seen on his 34 ft. white fishing vessel, Mar Boa. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification from a friend of the...

Waders No Substitute for PFD
Post

Waders No Substitute for PFD

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — As temperatures continue to fall across the Mid-Atlantic, the Coast Guard would like to remind you that waders are not a substitute for life jackets. Waders are great at keeping you warm and dry, but if you fall into the water they can act as an anchor, making a precarious situation much...

Coast Guard Rescues California Anglers from Capsized Boat
Post

Coast Guard Rescues California Anglers from Capsized Boat

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Monday morning after their boat began taking on water and then capsized a half mile off Tomales Bay. California Highway Patrol personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders Monday morning reporting a capsized boat, with three people sitting on the hull around 9:30 a.m. Sector San...

Coast Guard Cautions Anglers and Boaters About Cold Water
Post

Coast Guard Cautions Anglers and Boaters About Cold Water

WILMINGTON, N.C. — As temperatures drop along the mid-Atlantic coast, the Coast Guard urges all boaters and anglers to prepare for the water temperature, rather than the air temperature. Hypothermia occurs as your body temperature falls below 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The average water temp along the mid-Atlantic during the winter months is 53 degrees Fahrenheit, which...

Flats Boat Swamps on Rough Tampa Bay
Post

Flats Boat Swamps on Rough Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued a man from a 19-foot vessel taking on water near MacDill Air Force Base, Thursday. The 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew transferred the man to Williams Park Marina in Tampa without medical concerns. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders were notified by a...

Anglers Urged to Observe Safety Precautions While on the Water
Post

Anglers Urged to Observe Safety Precautions While on the Water

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department are urging the public to heed risks and enact recommended safety practices when fishing along Texas coasts and waterways. So far in 2021, 19 people have drowned while fishing in or near Texas waters, nine of whom were wade fishing, or fishing on foot...

Coast Guard Rescues 4 on Tampa Bay
Post

Coast Guard Rescues 4 on Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued four people from a 19-foot vessel taking on water in Tampa Bay, Sunday. The 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew transferred the four people to the Ft. DeSoto boat ramp where one person was sent with EMS for medical concerns. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg...